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    • What's Involved with Stepparent Adoption in Oklahoma?

      Adoption is an incredible act of selflessness and an expression of love. It also helps to unite families and give a child a peaceful, loving home where they feel safe. For families where one spouse is ...

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    • What Makes Guardianship & Adoption Different?

      Guardianship and adoption both involve someone other than a child’s birth parents fulfilling the role of a parent in the child’s life. More importantly, both of these arrangements are intended to ...

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    • Do Adoptees Have a Legal Right to Inherit Their Adoptive Parent’s Estate?

      Adoptive parents can form bonds with their adopted children in ways that are indistinguishable than if the children were biologically their own, but does the law see it that way? This can quickly ...

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    • How to Obtain Legal Guardianship of a Minor

      Legal guardianship of a child can be granted to someone when a court believes the child will have a better life with the person seeking guardianship. Whenever possible, Oklahoma courts prefer to keep ...

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    • License Suspensions for Failure to Pay Child Support in Oklahoma

      In all states, both parents are expected to financially support their children, and this does not change because parents are not married or because they are divorced. Under Oklahoma law, one or both ...

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    • Essential Tips on How to Co-Parent Your Children After Divorce

      If you and your former spouse share children, you will still have to be in each other’s lives after your divorce is finalized and, if there is a lot of negativity and resentment between the two of ...

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    • License Suspensions for Failure to Pay Child Support in Oklahoma

      In all states, both parents are expected to financially support their children, and this does not change because parents are not married or because they are divorced. Under Oklahoma law, one or both ...

      Read More
    • Essential Tips on How to Co-Parent Your Children After Divorce

      If you and your former spouse share children, you will still have to be in each other’s lives after your divorce is finalized and, if there is a lot of negativity and resentment between the two of ...

      Read More
    • Who Is Eligible for Alimony in a Divorce?

      Alimony, commonly known as spousal support, constitutes regular payments that one spouse makes to the other for following their divorce. Alimony is not as common today as it used to be, however, there ...

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    • FAQ: How COVID-19 Affects Employment Law in Oklahoma

      Across the United States, employees have been hit the hardest in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. As local and state governments have ordered businesses to close, many employees have either lost ...

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    • What You Can Do If You Were Wrongfully Terminated

      Oklahoma follows the “at-will” rule, which means an employer can terminate their employees for any reason and at any time, or for no apparent reason at all. However, there are a few distinct ...

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    • What to Do If You Are Discriminated Against at Work

      Employment discrimination is when a person or group of people is treated differently from other people or groups at work. You are being discriminated against at work if you are being treated ...

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    • How Does Dying Without a Will Affect Probate?

      Intestacy refers to the condition of an estate when its owner dies without a valid will in place. There are a number of reasons why an estate can fall into intestacy, and it’s not always due to the ...

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    • Estate Planning: Why Everyone Should Have a Plan

      Many people assume estate planning is exclusively for the wealthy. However, it’s beneficial for everyone to have some sort of estate plan in place regardless of the size of their estate. Doing so ...

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    • What is Quiet Title Law in Oklahoma?

      You may need to file a quiet title action if a link in the chain of title of a property is either broken or incorrect. A chain of title is a list of people who have owned a property before the current ...

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    • License Suspensions for Failure to Pay Child Support in Oklahoma

      In all states, both parents are expected to financially support their children, and this does not change because parents are not married or because they are divorced. Under Oklahoma law, one or both ...

      Read More
    • Essential Tips on How to Co-Parent Your Children After Divorce

      If you and your former spouse share children, you will still have to be in each other’s lives after your divorce is finalized and, if there is a lot of negativity and resentment between the two of ...

      Read More
    • Who Is Eligible for Alimony in a Divorce?

      Alimony, commonly known as spousal support, constitutes regular payments that one spouse makes to the other for following their divorce. Alimony is not as common today as it used to be, however, there ...

      Read More
    • What Makes Guardianship & Adoption Different?

      Guardianship and adoption both involve someone other than a child’s birth parents fulfilling the role of a parent in the child’s life. More importantly, both of these arrangements are intended to ...

      Read More
    • Why You Should Contest Guardianship During Probate

      When people with children younger than 18 are creating estate plans or drafting their wills, factoring in who will care for their children is a vital issue. No situation where a loved one passes away ...

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    • What Are Common Reasons for Contesting a Will?

      Under most circumstances, it’s difficult to challenge a will. Typically, only people who are named in them or are legal heirs – such as children and spouses – can bring a will contest forward and ...

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    • Why You Should Contest Guardianship During Probate

      When people with children younger than 18 are creating estate plans or drafting their wills, factoring in who will care for their children is a vital issue. No situation where a loved one passes away ...

      Read More
    • How Does Dying Without a Will Affect Probate?

      Intestacy refers to the condition of an estate when its owner dies without a valid will in place. There are a number of reasons why an estate can fall into intestacy, and it’s not always due to the ...

      Read More
    • Are Verbal Contracts Legally Binding?

      A verbal contract is created when two (or more) parties agree to do something in trade for something else that holds value. A contract can be: Formally written; Casually written; or Verbal. If one or ...

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    • How to Maintain Property Lines with Neighbors

      Everyone dreams of the perfect home; whether that be a country house with white picket fences or a place in the suburbs surrounded by perfectly manicured hedges. Whichever idea strikes your fancy, it ...

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    • What is Quiet Title Law in Oklahoma?

      You may need to file a quiet title action if a link in the chain of title of a property is either broken or incorrect. A chain of title is a list of people who have owned a property before the current ...

      Read More